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  • Museum Accession No.: EA1991.2
  • Catalogue No.: 199
  • Object type: Plate
  • Kiln/Location: Kakiemon style, Arita
  • Period/Date: mid-17th century
  • Dimensions: D. 20.0 cm
  • Provenance: 1991.2
  • Description: Plate. Shallow rounded form. Early white body. Red, yellow, blue, green and black enamels. An open fan sparsely decorared with blossoms on water with cherry blossom and a bunch of chrysanthemums and cherry blossoms with leaves in a paper holder on white ground curve around edge of plate, almost filling it. On reverse, three concentric red circles round foot and three floral sprays. Double red circle on base. wares.

    The design is not typical of Early Kakiemon

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